wildlife habitats

Hay fever: It’s the price we pay for happy wildlife

September 10, 2022

The peak of hay fever season is upon us and if that has your sinuses aching for knowledge and your eyes just itching to see something, anything, good about ragweed, look no further.

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Tulsa River Parks takes aim at privet

December 10, 2021

Turkey Mountain project improves habitat, provides a demonstration area for view BY KELLY BOSTIANFor the CCOF Fire can be good medicine for a forest, even one that is on the outskirts of a city. Controlled burns on are tap for Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area in coming weeks, thanks to a U.S. Forest Service grant…

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A turf issue: Armyworms vs. monarch caterpillars

August 21, 2021

Oklahoma homeowners weigh lawn care against butterfly, bird impacts By KELLY BOSTIANFor the CCOF Save the yard or save the butterflies? That is the question. Facing hoards of hungry caterpillars, some good some bad, many Oklahomans are for the first time questioning backyard pesticide use. “I’ve been busy on Facebook,” said Sandy Schwinn, volunteer conservation…

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